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Why were commercial planes still flying over Ukraine?

Jul 19, 2014

Why were commercial planes still flying over Ukraine?

The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over rebel-held eastern Ukraine has raised questions over why the company persisted in flying in conflict-zone airspace that many other Asian carriers had abandoned months ago. The air corridor over Ukraine has always been a crowded one ...

Jul 16, 2014

U.K.'s Cameron promotes women

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday pushed through his biggest government shake-up since coming to power in 2010, promoting women and Euroskeptics to senior roles in an appeal to voters in next May’s national election. After last minute adjustments, women will now make ...